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OPINION
13 Dec 2016
Get paid before Christmas
With the silly season well and truly upon us, the race is now on to tie up as many loose ends as possible before the holidays, writes Bruce Coombes. ...
Merger
8 Dec 2016
4 tips for a successful merger
There are many opportunities for acquisition in today's legal profession, writes Rolf Howard. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Tim Couch
2 Dec 2016
Family lawyers urged to steer clients towards private mediation
In the years I have practised in family law, I have become convinced of the many benefits of private mediation in resolving property and parenting dis...
29 Nov 2016
How SME law firms can use disbursement funding to generate new revenue
For all small businesses, managing cash flow is crucial. In the legal space, we continually find that cash flow is the critical measure that influence...
22 Nov 2016
The end of junior lawyers?
We have been bombarded with prognostications regarding the demise of junior lawyers, paralegals and even graduates, writes Bob Murray. Write c...
16 Nov 2016
Tougher responses needed for DV offenders
Domestic violence is a scourge in the community and our lawmakers must impose tougher penalties for offenders, writes Cassandra Pullos. Write...
11 Nov 2016
Care and assistance claims in personal injury
Care and assistance claims can be technical and require expert legal advice, writes Kevin Wong. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 Nov 2016
Revenge porn and workplace implications
Victoria and South Australia are so far the only two Australian states to introduce specific legislation to make it a criminal offence to commit acts ...
1 Nov 2016
Are your partners’ egos depleted?
The idea of ego depletion is not new – it’s been around for over a decade – but what is new is the research that’s shown its effect on moral...
25 Oct 2016
Modern slavery legal developments
Slavery will soon become a compulsory board agenda item for many large Australian organisations doing business with the UK, following the new reportin...
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